The Number of Medical Men in Japan
According to an investigation made by the home department, the number of physicians in 1926 was 45,900. This is an increase of 574 over the number of 1925. There are 758 physicians to each 10,000 population and one physician to each 1,319 population.
New Regulations Controlling Hospitals
New regulations to control hospitals were enacted, October 1. They apply to 5,799 hospitals and 550 physicians. Seven lying-in homes with 220 midwives also come under these regulations. A number of hospitals are reported to be obliged to undergo repairs to meet the newly issued regulations, and those which are to be built hereafter will be controlled by these rules.
The Far Eastern Tropical Medicine Conference
The seventh Far Eastern tropical medicine conference is to be held in December this year at Calcutta, India, as decided at the previous meeting in Japan in 1926. The general